Allergy Specialists COVID-19 Update

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Important EpiPen Information

FDA is alerting patients, caregivers and health care professionals that EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg auto-injectors, and the authorized generic versions, may potentially have delayed injection or be prevented from properly injecting. Click Here for the Full FDA Article.

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People with Asthma and COVID-19

This information is based on what we currently know about the spread and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Risk of Getting COVID-19 People with asthma may be at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19.  COVID-19 can affect your respiratory tract (nose, throat, lungs), cause an asthma attack, and possibly lead to pneumonia […]

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AAAAI Podcast Episode 25: CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

In this Hot Topics episode, virus expert Mitchell H. Grayson, MD, FAAAAI, discusses important information surrounding COVID-19, including how this can specifically impact patients with allergic conditions and asthma. A must listen for healthcare professionals and patients alike! Click here to listen to the podcast.

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Welcome Jessica Sholtz, CNP to Allergy Specialists of Knoxville!

Join us in welcoming Jessica Sholtz to the team! She is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Nursing from the University of Mississippi. Jessica joined Allergy Specialists of Knoxville on January 2, 2020 and comes to us with over 13 years of experience in family care and […]

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Welcome Mariann Butler, RDN to the Team!

We’re excited to welcome, MariAnn Butler, RDN, to our practice. MariAnn is a Registered Dietitian who is passionate about food, health and nutrition. She is a resource for our patients grappling with a diagnosis of food allergies and intolerances. Dietary avoidance can be complex and she can help you understand which foods are safe to […]

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Getting Ready For Summer With Food Allergies

Do you have questions about traveling with food allergies, attending summer camp, or dining at restaurants? Renowned food allergy expert Scott Sicherer, MD, FAAAAI, joins us in this patient centered-episode to discuss these issues and more. Tune in for some great tips!   Click here to listen to the podcast.

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All About Food Allergies: From Diagnosis to Treatment

This exciting new podcast episode from AAAAI dives into the expansive world of food allergies. Listen to food allergy expert David M. Fleischer, MD, FAAAAI, answer common questions pertaining to food allergy diagnosis, reactions, management, and exciting research regarding treatment options. This episode covers many important areas of discussion and is ideal for patients, medical […]

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DELABELING PENICILLIN ALLERGY THROUGH ORAL CHALLENGES

In the latest episode of the AAAAI Podcast, dive deeper into the discussion of penicillin allergies. This is a useful episode for allergists, primary care providers and anyone with their own suspected penicillin allergy. By giving amoxicillin to patients with a history of reported mild reactions to penicillin, Dr. Jerschow demonstrated that 97% of patients […]

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Exercise Induced Asthma

Do you cough, wheeze and have a tight chest or shortness of breath when you exercise? If yes, you may have exercise-induced asthma or exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB). This happens when the tubes that bring air into and out of your lungs narrow with exercise, causing symptoms of asthma. The video below will give you an […]

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PENICILLIN ALLERGIES: OVER-DIAGNOSED AND UNDER-ADDRESSED

Are you among the 10% of the population who report having a penicillin allergy? This patient-centered episode discusses why 90% of those who report a penicillin allergy are not truly allergic. Listen to expert Kimberly G. Blumenthal, MD, MSc, FAAAAI, discuss the complicated reasons why penicillin allergies are over-reported and the many ways in which […]

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